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     Directions 
    Burnsville is approximately 45 minutes from Asheville and a little over 45 minutes from Johnson City, TN.
    Of course, this is provided that there are no delays from the MAJOR construction going on on 19E.
     

    From Asheville
    Take Hwy 19 / 23 NORTH. Signs are marked for Weaverville 
         (also called 26 West).
    Take  Hwy 19 / 23 (26 West) past Weaverville and Mars Hill. 
    The next exit is Exit # 9 for Burnsville and Spruce Pine. 
         Turn RIGHT on Hwy 19. 
    Hwy 19 (19E) will take you to Burnsville.

    From the Asheville Airport (or further south)
    Go NORTH on Interstate 26 West, following signs for Asheville. 
    Go EAST on I-240 towards Asheville. 
    I-240 will merge with several left lanes at a big bridge; 
    Get in the left-most lane as you cross the bridge, so you can exit 
    LEFT onto Hwy 19 / 23 NORTH. Signs are marked for Weaverville. 
        (this is still 26 West and there are symbols painted on the road)
    Take 26 West (Hwy 19 / 23) past Weaverville and Mars Hill. 
    Exit at Exit # 9 for Burnsville/Spruce Pine. 
    Turn RIGHT on Hwy 19. 
    Hwy 19 (19E) will take you to Burnsville.

    From I-81 (Tennessee, Virginia, and further north)
    Follow I-81 south into Tennessee. 
    Take Exit 57A toward Johnson City. That's I-26/S 23. 
    Follow this into North Carolina. 
    Take Exit  # 9, Hwy 19 (Burnsville and Spruce Pine). 
    19 (19E) will take you to Burnsville. 

    From the East on I-40
    Take the NC-226 exit- EXIT 86- toward Marion / Shelby.
    Keep RIGHT at the fork to go on NC-226.
    Turn LEFT to stay on NC-226.
    Turn LEFT onto US-19E / NC-226. 
        (You are in the town of Spruce Pine.)
    Continue to follow 19E to Burnsville.
       (FYI - When returning home, the entrance ramp to go east on I-40 
    is much further south on NC-266 than the entrance to go west on I-40.)

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